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MS SQL Server Operational Support DBA Harford, CT or Basking Ridge, NJ

Posted on Oct 22, 2020 by United healthcare Group

Hartford, CT
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Energize your career with one of Healthcare's fastest growing companies.

You dream of a great career with a great company - where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it's a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world's leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.

This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum - a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 6 leader.

As a MS SQL Server Operational Support DBA you will be accountable for Database administration and Operational Support of Microsoft SQL Server environments as a team member of multi-platform Database Services team (MS-SQL, Oracle and MySQL) providing technical solutions for Optum State Government applications.

A typical day will involve standard SQL Server DBA duties like applying SQL Server patches, supporting database backups and restores, working on any performance tuning requirements, and live monitoring of databases. You will also work closely with application support and development teams to refine their SQL scripts and assist in application release deployments and support any database break-fix type requests. This person will also be on point to run database health checks and troubleshoot/remediate any findings. On a project basis, apply patches and upgrades of current SQL Server lower version environments to latest version will also be in-scope for DBA duties in this position.

Primary Responsibilities:
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Participate in 24x7 Production on-call support
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Installation, administration and configuration of SQL 2016/2014/2012 and other supported lower versions (above 2008) of Microsoft SQL Servers
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Able to perform Backup/Recovery of Databases
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Administer HA (high availability) and DR (disaster recovery) solution as well long-term archival process.
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Experience on automation and PowerShell scripting to build infrastructure for automation.
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Experience on different type of database backup, replication, recovery, restoration, solutions.
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Excellent knowledge in other RDBMS and cross platform technology concepts.
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Knowledge on Azure or cloud-based solutions on SQL platform, supporting key business initiatives.
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Experiences on BI, Data ware housing architecture and implementations
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Design, implement and maintain all functions of database systems, including access, methods and time, device allocations, validation checks, organization, security, documentation and statistical methodology.
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Assists in development of systems and procedures affecting database management, design and maintenance
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Support problem resolution; consult and advise in application design and tuning; plan, organize and execute product benchmarks for threshold and functionality
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Participate in product evaluations, design review session, data requirement meetings and consulting with application development products
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Performance Tuning
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Administer SQL Server Security and User management
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Review ongoing and proposed projects to identify opportunities for reuse and process improvement
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Review technical documentation to verify compliance with client requirements and established architectural standards and guidelines

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
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Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related computer discipline
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Able to perform 24x7 on-call duty on a rotation basis
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5- 7 years of strong Microsoft SQL Server database administration experience
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5-7 years of production support experience
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5-7 Experience with relational databases, database structures and design, systems design, data management, data warehouse
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Experience with administering SQL Server High Availability functionality
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Strong experience with SQL Server Management Studio
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Experience with SQL Server security, user management and permissions
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Ability to prioritize, coordinate, and manage multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment
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Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
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Excellent interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:
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MySQL experience
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Power shell experience
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Professional experience in the health care industry

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group; Optum; SQL Server DBA; MS SQL; Hartford, CT; Basking Ridge, NJ

Job Details

* Requisition Number
* Job Title MS SQL Server Operational Support DBA - Harford, CT or Basking Ridge, NJ
* Job Family Technology
* Business Segment Optum Technology

Job Location Information

* Hartford, CT
United States
North America
* Other Locations Basking Ridge, NJ

Additional Job Detail Information

* Employee Status Regular
* Schedule Full-time
* Job Level Individual Contributor
* Shift Day Job
* Travel No
* Telecommuter Position No
* Overtime Status Exempt


Reference: 28013328

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